Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Baseline Assessment

Author / Copyright Holder: Tilman Brück, Patricia Justino, Philip Verwimp and Andrew Tedesco
  Violent conflict is a key obstacle to overall economic development and specifically to human development. Conflicts vary greatly in their nature – hence the impacts of conflicts on people also vary greatly. If socioeconomic research on conflict has demonstrated one thing, it is that the circumstances of conflict matter greatly for policies designed to end and overcome the legacies of conflict....
Author / Copyright Holder: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO)
The 2012 Belize engagement of the U.S. Dept. of State Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) was a small innovative program to reduce gang activity and violence in Southside Belize City by developing mediation and community dialogue capacity....
Author / Copyright Holder: Cassie Dummett, Clara Hagens and Dominique Morel / Catholic Relief Services
This document gives guidance on how to use participatory methods to conduct needs assessments.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: International Peace and Development Training Center
ADVANCED CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES (ACPs) November 2013 - IPDTC Global Center   www.patrir.ro/training ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Center for Peacebuilding and Development at the School of International Service, American University; Search for Common Ground; United States Institute of Peace
This report, “Linking Program Design and Program Evaluation: A Challenging Task,” captures the findings of a meta-review of program evaluation reports conducted by American University’s Center for Peacebuilding and Development and Search for Common Ground....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
This self-guided modular curriculum breaks the project cycle down into easily manageable stages as they relate to the design, monitoring and evaluation of peacebuilding projects and programs. The modules are meant to enable peacebuilders to learn simple, practical, and effective tools to design high quality programs and follow them up with rigorous monitoring and evaluation....
Author / Copyright Holder: Agneta M. Johannsen
The Gender and SSR Training Resource Package is a series of practical training materials to help trainers integrate gender in SSR training, and deliver effective gender training to SSR audiences. It is designed for SSR trainers and educators, and gender trainers working with the security sector, to help you present material on gender and SSR in an interesting and interactive manner....
Author / Copyright Holder: World Bank
A results frameworkserves as a key tool in the development landscape, enabling practitioners to discuss and establish strategic development objectives and then link interventions to intermediate outcomes and resultsthat directly relate to those objectives. This publication provides guidance for developing results frameworks. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Learning Portal for DM&E for Peacebuilding, Mohammed Abu-Nimer
When we talk about the current state of DM&E in the peacebuilding field, we often lament the fact that we do not have an established evidence base of what works, and that our methodological approaches are still not that sophisticated compared with other disciplines such as education and health....
Author / Copyright Holder: Melanie Kawano-Chiu
In recent years, the peacebuilding field made a commitment to improving its evaluation practices. From the newer Search for Common Ground evaluation database, to the established OECD-DAC evaluation guidelines, to the practical CDA Collaborative Learning Projects' Toolbox and Church and Rogers' Designing for Results, resourced for program design and implementation evaluation now exist....
Author / Copyright Holder: United States Agency for International Aid
The achievement of planned results is at the heart of USAID’s performance management system. In order to understand where we, as project managers, are going, we need to understand where we have been. Establishing quality baselines and setting ambitious, yet achievable, targets are essential for the successful management of foreign assistance programs. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Francisco Gutiérrez with Diana Buitrago, Andrea González, Camila Lozano
We present in this text results of our investigation of poor state performance indexes (PSPIs), developed within the second phase of the Crisis States Programme. This investigation consists of a ‘critical moment’ (the analysis of current practices and identification of potential weak and strong points) and a ‘constructive moment’ (the proposal of potential solutions and of an agenda of research on open questions). ...
Author / Copyright Holder: The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, The World Bank.
Media development seeks to support and promote a pluralistic, editorially independent and financially sustainable media sector. An independent media sector buttresses key governance goals such as voice, accountability, and transparency -- not through dissemination of messages about these issues, but through its very existence....
Author / Copyright Holder: PDAC, CDA Inc, World Vision Canada and Government of Canada
The Toolkit is intended as a simple and practical guide, providing key steps for preventing conflict through constructive community engagement in exploration. The Toolkit draws from the tools of the collaborating partners, including the Corporate Engagement Program Framework, PDAC’s e3Plus, and World Vision’s Making Sense of Turbulent Contexts....
Author / Copyright Holder: preval.org
Baseline studies are the first assesssment to be conducted and as such provide a set of evidence and insights at the start situation of the project target group and the context of the intervention, so that other evaluations conducted later on may be measured against this information. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Salimah Samji & Mona Sur
What is a baseline? Why you should care The phases of conducting a baseline The errors to avoid in each phase How to manage the common errors Elements of a baseline survey (TOR) ...
Author / Copyright Holder: SDC
Natural disasters, war, conflicts, and precarious political conditions always strike individuals. If death, injury and the loss of the material basis of existence are marking everyday life, there is a shattering psychological effect for those involved....
Author / Copyright Holder: W.K. Kellogg
This handbook provides a framework for thinking about evaluation as a relevant and useful program tool. It was written primarily for project directors who have direct responsibility for the ongoing evaluation of W.K. Kellogg Foundation-funded projects. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Rebecca Schein, Kumanan Wilson, Jennifer Keelan
This report examines the broader utility of social media for the adoption of health promoting and protective behaviours. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: UNDP
The Capacity Assessment Methodology User’s Guide provides UNDP and other development practitioners with an overview of UNDP’s approach to Capacity Development and Capacity Assessment and a step-by-step guide to conducting a capacity assessment using UNDP’s “default” Capacity Assessment Framework and Supporting Tool. ...

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